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HAIFA – Nevysoký počet Izraelců, ne výhradně na levici, podporuje myšlenku dvou států jako řešení izraelsko-palestinského konfliktu už od Šestidenní války v červnu 1967. Většina jejich krajanů ji odmítala, stejně jako Palestinci. Izraelci svůj postoj ospravedlňovali otázkou: Kdy že se Palestinci stali národem, který si zaslouží státnost? Palestinci se zase na oplátku ptali: Proč mají mít stát židé, náboženská komunita rozprášená po celém světě?

Muselo utéct hodně vody, než myšlenka dvoustátního řešení začala prosakovat do izraelského a palestinského politického a ideologického prostředí, ať už jako mravní, nebo praktická záležitost. Lidé si postupně uvykli na výraz „palestinský stát“ a ti, kdo si jej osvojili, získali podporu a prestiž na mezinárodní scéně.

Poté, co koncepci dvou států vzali za svou předáci Strany práce Šimon Perez, Jicchak Rabin a Ehud Barak, následovaly v tomto směru první nesmělé kroky členů Likudu: Cipi Livniové, Ehuda Olmerta a Ariela Šarona. Teď se ze samé bašty pravice přidal Benjamin Netanjahu. Můžeme si gratulovat: lépe pozdě než nikdy!

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